Dave Gurney

Created by John Verdon For someone who is not a locked room or impossible crime buff, Think of a Number¬†(2010), the first in a popular series featuring DAVE GURNEY, a retired NYC homicide dick, was one hell of an introduction. It's a genre that's easy to make fun of (and I have), but it's actually … Continue reading Dave Gurney

Paul Shaw

Created by Mark Sadler Pseudonym of Dennis Lynds "Brass knuckles and bottles in the drawer are out. We're Madison Avenue, not Tenth Avenue..." -- Thayer explains the firm's image... "We all do what we must, even though we don't know why..." -- Paul philosophizes Tall, handsome, well-dressed PAUL SHAW is every inch the polished NYC … Continue reading Paul Shaw

Amos Parisman

Created by Andy Weinberger "I'm not a believer, unless you count the Dodgers." -- the opening to An Old Man's Game Patient, thoughtful private eye¬†AMOS PARISMAN is no spring chicken. Truth to tell, he's more-or-less retired, but he likes to keep his hand in, usually on behalf of folks he knows in LA's Jewish community … Continue reading Amos Parisman